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admiral afterwards appointed baron baronet bart became Benjamin Keach bishop bishop of Salisbury brother buried Burnet Cambridge character Charles church CLASS VIII CLASS XI countess court daugh daughter of sir death died duke Duke of Gloucester earl Edward eldest Elizabeth England English engraved Faber sc father France gentleman Gilbert Burnet Godfrey Kneller Granger Gucht sc heir Holland honour Ireland James John Locke John Tillotson justice king Kneller knighted lady large fol liam lived London lord loved majesty married master Matthew Prior ment monarch nobleman oval Oxford parliament person portrait prefixed Prince of Denmark Prince of Orange Princess privy privy counsellor queen Anne reign resided Restoration Richard Robert royal Salisbury Schomberg Scotland sent Sermons sir George Sir Godfrey sir John sir William Smith sc Somers Thomas Tillotson tion vivum Wemys White sc wife WILLIAM III
Page 250 - When love was all an easy monarch's care; Seldom at council, never in a war; Jilts ruled the state, and statesmen farces writ; Nay, wits had pensions, and young lords had wit; The fair sat panting at a courtier's play, And not a mask went unimproved away ; The modest fan was lifted up no more, And virgins smiled at what they blush'd before.
Page 125 - I have heard him tell how much he surprized the doctor, the first time he waited upon him after he was turned out by the act of uniformity : for when the doctor asked him, " Prythee (child.) what made thee a nonconformist?" " Truly, Sir," saith Mr. Henry, " you made me one ; for you taught me those things that hindered me from conforming.
Page 258 - He has made the world merry, and I hope they will make him easy so long as he stays among us. This I will take upon me to say, they cannot do a kindness to a more diverting companion, or a more cheerful, honest, and good-natured man.* No.
Page 105 - A dean and prebendary Had once a new vagary, And were at doubtful strife, sir, Who led the better life, sir, And was the better man, And was the better man. The dean he said, that truly, Since Bluff was so unruly, He'd prove it to his face, sir, That he had the most grace, sir, And so the fight began, &c.
Page 375 - Bucks), in a cave, had been a man of tolerable wealth, was looked upon as a pretty good scholar, and of no contemptible parts. Upon the Restoration he grew melancholy, betook himself to a recluse life...
Page 42 - He was the finest gentleman in the voluptuous court of Charles the Second, and in the gloomy one of King William. He had as much wit as his first master, or his contemporaries, Buckingham and Rochester ; without the royal want of feeling, the Duke's want of principles, or the Earl's want of thought.
Page 165 - I am glad of it. Gentlemen of the jury, when I was young and thoughtless, and out of money, I, and some companions as unthinking as myself, went to this woman's house, then a publick one : we had no money to pay our reckoning.
Page 281 - ... (a hill not to be commanded, and where the air is always clear and serene), and to see the errors and wanderings and mists and tempests in the vale below; so always that this prospect be with pity, and not with swelling or pride.
Page 186 - On the accession of Queen Anne, he was made a Lieutenant-General of the Forces in Holland; Commander-in-Chief of the Forces in Ireland under the Duke of Ormond, March 23, 1705 ; and, ' to keep him out of the way of action,' subsequently one of the Lords Justices, a circumstance which it is said broke his heart.